Coming Up! Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco

Mobile Commons

As a proud partner of Social Media for Nonprofits (SM4NP) , we’re looking forward to sponsoring our third conference in San Francisco on November 16, 2015. Up Next: SM4NP in San Francisco. 5 Paths to Success With Mobile for Fundraising and Mobilization.

You're invited to NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco


After over a decade of convening our signature annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, we are excited to unveil and invite you to our inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco on September 3-6. We hope to see you in San Francisco this September!

QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits: Live Seminars Coming to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Las Vegas

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup donor partner QuickBooks Made Easy is taking a 2-part live seminar on the road, making stops in San Francisco on April 22, Honolulu on April 24, and Las Vegas on May 8. Track special fundraising events.

Top 5 reasons why you should attend the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco!


Join NTEN as we launch this Summit on September 3-6 in San Francisco. We''re looking for nonprofit changemakers that hold positions in (but not limited to): Executive Leadership, and Directors/Managers of Marketing & Communications, Fundraising, and IT. The Early Bird registration deadline for the 2014 Leading Change Summit has been extended to July 31st! Between now and July 31st, we''re offering the lowest rates to you, our amazing community members!

Social Media for Nonprofits SF Conference Recap

Tech Soup Blog

On Friday November 4 , 300 nonprofit and social good professionals gathered at the Marines’ Memorial Hotel and Club in San Francisco for Social Media for Nonprofits – a national conference series on the use of social media for social good.

On-site and Online Fundraising Best Practices


I attended the season finale of the Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco on Sunday and got to enjoy a typical (overcast) San Francisco day in a typical (eucalyptus trees) San Francisco outdoor venue with about 2500 typical (fun-loving) San Franciscans.

10 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The first “Donate Now” button was released in 1999 by Groundspring, a nonprofit founded by San Francisco-based Tides Foundation , and throughout the early 2000’s young Gen-Xer nonprofit professionals pioneered the use of “Donate Now” buttons.

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SF Fundraising Day 2010

Robert Weiner

San Francisco's Fundraising Day will be happening June 16 at the downtown Marriott. We've programmed sessions on online fundraising with Madeline Stanionis, social media with Jeff Patrick, database selection with Eric Leland, and an open discussion session with me and Michael on whatever tech topics the attendees bring. Donor Databases Email Marketing Fundraising Nonprofit Technology Online Fundraising Social Media Web 2.0

6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: December is a time when start to reflect on the past year and future online trends for fundraising. I think of GivingTuesday as a great example of a sharing economy fundraiser. Here are 6 things the sharing economy tells us about the future of fundraising.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (Weekly). San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night (Weekly). fundraising event

New on SSIR: Learning to Draw, Socializing Fundraising, and More from the Nonprofit Technology Conference #12NTC

Amy Sample Ward

—– The first week of April was like an annual family reunion for the nonprofit technology community as the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) converged on San Francisco. But there actually wasn’t less conversation or excitement about social media; it has just been around long enough now that gets folded into other conversations, such as social fundraising. events otherblogs 12ntc conference email infographics ntc social fundraising ssir

Non-Profits and Political Campaigns Turn to Mobile Fundraising


Are you using mobile fundraising technologies? The San Francisco-based company Guide by Cell has launched mobile fundraising solutions for charitable organizations (Give by Cell) and political campaigns (Win by Cell). This is a guest post by Beth Longware Duff.

The Dangers of an Inactive E-Mail List - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Using Humiliation to Fundraise

Robert Weiner

Twice in the past week I’ve come across online fundraising campaigns in which the fundraiser promises to do something embarrassing when the goal is met. If she meets her goal, donors will get to vote on whether she remakes Beyoncé’s "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" video, eats a " bacon explosion ," or plays her college marching band trombone in San Francisco’s Union Square (I think she’s hoping voters will choose the bacon).

Now that’s social engagement #SFBatkid

Connection Cafe

Last Friday, #SFBatkid took over San Francisco, twitter, Instragram and our hearts. San Francisco from The Riddler and The Penguin. The San Francisco Giants and 49ers tweeted to thank Batkid for saving the city.

Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASE Razoo Achieves Online Crowdfunding Milestone by Raising $200 Million for Charitable Causes ‹ The Razoo BlogThe Razoo Blog : SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–, the fastest-growing crowdfunding site for causes, today announced its platform helped to raise more than $200 million.

Microsoft donates $16.7M in cash, software to Calif. nonprofits

AFP Blog

million in cash and software to more than 60 San Francisco Bay Area nonprofits. During the month of October, Microsoft employees host fundraising events, including a 5k run, 24-hour relay race and an online auction, with proceeds going to local charities Microsoft donates $16.7M in cash, software to Calif. nonprofits : Microsoft said Tuesday it has donated $16.7

How Affiliate Storefronts Are Changing Fundraising for the Better

NonProfit Hub

We’ve all done a little fundraising in our lives. Today, fundraising is a little different. In 2013, online fundraising grew by 13.5 Affiliate storefronts are a great way for both to take advantage of the online fundraising trend. Featured Fundraising Nonprofit Technolog

Your 4-Step Recipe for Donor Prospecting Success

Connection Cafe

A heavily mortgaged $1 million condo in San Francisco indicates a different financial situation than a $1 million home paid for in cash in a less pricey market. Prospect researchers play a incredibly powerful role within the larger fundraising landscape.

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Video Vengence for NTC Fundraising Challenge: Holly as Beyonce

Tech Soup Blog

We blogged a while back about the unique and somewhat humiliating fundraising technique employed by NTEN 's Holly Ross in order to raise scholarship funds to bring people out to San Francisco for this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) that just wrapped up today.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! San Francisco is taking a high-level view with its Tech and Philanthropy panel. Not a fundraiser? San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Using Humiliation to Fundraise

Tech Soup Blog

Twice in the past week I've come across online fundraising campaigns in which the fundraiser promises to do something embarrassing when the goal is met. If she meets her goal, donors will get to vote on whether she remakes Beyoncé's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" video, eats a " bacon explosion ," or plays her college marching band trombone in San Francisco's Union Square (I think she's hoping voters will choose the bacon).

Institute of Fundraising North's Social media and fundraising conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week when I was in San Francisco, I skyped into the I of North Fundraising Conference where I did an afternoon session with Steve Bridger. We have a conversation with the audience about the opportunities and challenges of using social media as part of your fundraising tool box. An Introduction to Social Media for Charities View more presentations from mexicanwave. tags: twestival participation ).

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles. Fundraising.

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In the late 1990s, I worked as a communications director for a small international development organization in San Francisco. As far as online fundraising success? 2) EMAIL FUNDRAISING.

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Free Live Interactive Event: Future of Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

Technology for nonprofit development and fundraising is quickly changing. In the TechSoup premiere our new #NPLive interactive series of video events, join us to discuss The Future of Fundraising online in the social media matrix on Tuesday, May 24 at 11 a.m.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Meaningful Thank Yous, Hooking Readers, and Asking For It.

Connection Cafe

This roundup compiles a few thoughts, fundraising ideas , and instructions to keep you doing, growing, changing, and saving for good. When writing your fundraising appeals, it’s important to opt for the latter. When Batkid saved San Francisco, the whole country watched.

What do Twitter, Books, Wine, and Fundraisers have in Common?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Room to Read , a San Francisco based non-profit, will help us make that happen by bringing libraries and literacy to the world's poorest regions.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Content Marketing, Tangible Support, and Batkid

Connection Cafe

But then I see things like this: San Francisco turns into Gotham City for Batkid. In his post, Beyond Generic Giving Levels, Productize Your Fundraising Appeals , he urges nonprofits to go beyond asking for strictly monetary support.

Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template


Make sure to check out their annual Nonprofit Technology Conference , taking place in San Francisco, April 3-5 2012. — Mobile Brett Meyer email communication Mobile email template Mobile fundraising NTEN

Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81


I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Holly and the rest of the NTEN team (including all the volunteers) did an incredible job inspiring of over 1800 people for three days. The conference was amazing!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


and all over the world, that focus on essential topics like: Fundraising & Grants. From communications to fundraising to technology to leadership skills, the conference offers something for everyone. International Fundraising Conference - IFC 2016. Fundraising & Grants.

Everywun Wants Your Clicks

Robert Weiner

The San Francisco Chronicle published an article about , a new click-to-give site. The Hunger Site started out as a pure click-to-give site (for every click a corporate sponsor makes a set donation), but diversified its fundraising techniques after the last economic downturn. Tags: Online Fundraising

Hunger 100 Launches Fundraising Widget

Have Fun - Do Good , the social network where users can find like-minded do-gooders based on shared issues that they want to change, or nonprofits that they support, has launched a fundraising widget (pictured left). widget fundraising social network nonprofit

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference Series Launches in SF

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On June 29, I’ll be participating at conference in San Francisco called Social Media for Nonprofits that launches a seven-city conference event focusing on answering the question: “How can resource-strapped community-based organizations seize the opportunities presented by this new landscape?&#. The full-day conference is all about practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing and advocacy. San Francisco.

Top 10 Most Generous Cities in the U.S.


San Francisco, CA. Marketing Research Online FundraisingEver wonder how charitable your city is? You’re in luck because Convio recently released their report on the 273 most generous cities across the United States. Convio analyzed cities with total population of more than 100,000 based on per capita online giving and the total amount donated through the Convio platform.

The Best Times To Post To Social Media: Introducing the Burrito Principle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Next month I’m lucky enough to be doing the keynote at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in San Francisco to share some ideas from my book, “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” winner of the 2013 Terry McAdam Nonprofit book award.

NTEN Conference Early-Bird Registration Discount

Robert Weiner

I’m thrilled that their 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference will be held at the San Francisco Hilton this year, April 26-28. Where: The San Francisco Hilton. Social Media IT Management Online Fundraising Donor Databases Email Marketing Consulting Web 2.0I’m a member of NTEN and a huge fan. The Early Bird rate expires after January 31st, so it’s time to stop procrastinating.

4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

NonProfit Hub

Prior to taking the executive position at the Peter Kiewit Foundation, Kutash worked as a managing director for FSG, a San Francisco based consulting firm, providing assistance to nonprofits and other charitable foundations around the world. Featured Fundraising Grant Writing

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Promote Planned Giving


Planned Giving is a steadily growing area of focus for nonprofit fundraisers. In the realm of Planned Giving, as is the case for any type of fundraising, you rarely get what you don’t ask for. Another excellent model of using a website’s donation page to highlight the option for Planned Giving is the San Francisco SPCA , which features a blurb about it, alongside their other donation options.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. San Antonio. San Bernardino.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: LGBT in Tech. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For empathy, Parr uses the example of the BatKid story from Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco. If you recall, Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco made a wish come true for Miles Scott, a young boy with Leukemia.